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    1892 Spain Columbus 400th Anniversary
    Medal, Eglit-111, MS61

    1892 Spain Columbus 400th Anniversary Medal, Eglit-111, MS61 NGC. Bronze, 70 mm, 176.4 gm. Obverse scene of Columbus' discovery, around rim in ornate letters "Cristobal Colón descubrió el Nuevo Mundo el doce de Octubre de mil cuatrocientos noventa y dos, reinando en Castilla y Aragon Doña Isabel y Don Fernando" ("Christopher Columbus discovered the New World the 12th of October 1492, reigning in Castille and Aragon Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand). Reverse Columbus pays homage to the King and Queen, in exergue "Cuarto centenario" ("Four-hundredth anniversary), with date 1892 in Roman numerals, B. MAURA and MADRID 1892. Lustrous mahogany surfaces with a few insignificant rim bumps. Complete with NGC Photo Certificate.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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